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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRX17L1X
This truck is blowing soot and burning gas like crazy. We only can get codes B1884,B1869 and P1780 using a scanner. We had the machine work all done at a good machine shop and it makes know sense to me what I am overlooking. While using the scanner both o2 sen...
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Gear engagement, downshift VIN: 2FMDA5241Y
Hi guys, I need help with this minivan. I have no experience with transmissions nor do any repairs beyond basic fluid replacement and/or external components (VSS, OSS, TSS, DTRS). A friend asked me for help because he is planning to buy this minivan for ver...
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Engine VIN: 1FTZX17211
Hello fellow Techs, I am missing something, but not sure where to go now. I have coolant appearing after cooldown in #1 cylinder. The engine had never overheated that I would suspect head gaskets. It had all the symptoms of the classic intake gasket failure. T...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FMDU73E45
Fellow Iatn'ers This is a weird one (atleast to us)... This explorer came in with a CEL with codes P0463. The customer was just complaining about the CEL, but it was obvious the gauge was not working either. When you first turn key to on position, the gauge ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start
Has code p1233 from KOEO test and fuel pump is not running, truck will not start, if I jump the wires and pressurize the fuel system the truck will run for less than a minute until it looses all fuel pressure. followed flow chart from alldata it condems the FP... Trouble codes: P1233
2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMCU931X8
The vehicle had misfire on #4 cyl, replaced plugs and coils, but after it runs a while it has a slight popping noise in the throttle body and hear it in the air cleaner. Is there an issue with valves or something on these vehicles? Need help thanks to all. BOB...

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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L no comm VIN: 2FMDA5144W
I installed a used GEM in this. So far it has worked but can't be sure it's really fixed. Been pretty dry lately. Thanks for the responses.
2010 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L On High VIN: 1FMCV9DG5A
The fix was replacing the transducer/pressure switch on top of the drier. Everything works fine now. This is a three wire switch with 5 volts coming out of two of the wires. Don't understand how it controls the pressure as the compressor does not cycle. Though...
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